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Comprising a wide range of critically acclaimed and bestselling titles, HarperTeen books reflect teen readers' own lives, their everyday realities and their aspirations, their struggles and their triumphs.
Book trailers and more from this great Young Adult publisher
Riveted by Simon Teen where you can read books for FREE, discover your new favorite stories, connect with authors, and more.
Your source for YA books, reviews, and reading lists
Youtube channels that will make you smarter
Crash Course is one of the best ways to educate yourself, your classmates, and your family on YouTube!
From courses like Astronomy to US History and Anatomy & Physiology it's got you covered with an awesome variety of AP high school curriculum topics. With various witty hosts at your service, you won't even notice you're getting smarter.
If you’re looking for advice on school supplies, organization, or just what the academic side of college is like, then check out this channel from current college student Sareena.
In the future, being able to code will be as crucial as knowing how to read. Okay, so that’s probably an exaggeration, but if you’ve been wanting to learn how to code, The Coding Train is a great place to start.
The videos are detailed, easy to understand, and even funny. Whether you want to learn the very basics or are exploring a more advanced topic such as machine learning, The Coding Train has a video series for you.
You can often learn just as much from studying bad work as you can from great work. This channel teaches you to be a better writer by (very sarcastically) telling you how not to write.
Every Think explores science and, more generally, “everything interesting that is.” Whether you’re curious how atomic clocks work or what happens when you get struck by lightning, Every Think has the answer.
There are lots of YouTube channels that make animated science videos, but Kurzgesagt creates some of the most beautiful ones out there. We really can’t express how gorgeous these animations are. You have to see it for yourself.
Short videos on a variety of subjects
A fantastic collection of TED Talks to inspire
Jonas Kolker’s talk will explore the concept of “embracing the suck.” How does one turn a diagnosis into activism, empowerment and coaching?
Your source for video game news, analysis, commentary and funny stuff for the nerd-inclined.
A podcast that debates battles between fictional characters from the worlds of Comic Books, Sci-Fi, and Fantasy.
Covering the outer reaches of space to the tiniest microbes in our bodies, Science Friday is the source for entertaining and educational stories about science, technology, and other cool stuff.
Five stressed, sleep-deprived, yet energetic teens sit down and talk about the struggles that come with being a teenager. Is high school really as bad as everyone says?
Guy Raz dives into the stories behind some of the world's best-known companies. How I Built This weaves a narrative journey about innovators, entrepreneurs and idealists—and the movements they built.